Guildford Jazz

Bringing the best in live jazz to Guildford

New Year 2022

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“Keeping the spirit of jazz alive in these troubled times” **** (review by Trevor Bannister, published by TheJazzMann)


SIMON SPILLETT AND PETE LONG

“SALUTE TO THE JAZZ COURIERS”

27TH JANUARY

GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION

An exciting and heartfelt homage by two of the top UK jazz authorities to the legendary British two-tenor quintet of the 1950s co-led by Ronnie Scott and Tubby Hayes.


BRANDON ALLEN

“THE STANLEY TURRENTINE PROJECT”

9TH FEBRUARY

GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION

A salute to the earthy, irresistibly groovy music of Blue Note and CTI Records jazz legend Stanley Turrentine from arguably the most exciting tenor player in Britain today.


Jo Harrop and Nigel Price

24TH FEBRUARY

GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION

Warm, smoky jazz vocalist Jo Harrop features with multi-award winning guitarist Nigel Price and drummer Emiliano Caroselli

“a very fine jazz singer” (Iggy Pop)


ANDREA VICARI JAZZ AMBASSADORS

CELEBRATING WOMEN IN JAZZ

9TH MARCH

GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION

Following International Women’s day on March 8th, a celebration of women in jazz with music from female jazz composers from an all female group featuring some of the outstanding players on the UK jazz scene.


NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

AMY WINEHOUSE: A CELEBRATION OF HER LIFE AND MUSIC

24TH MARCH

GUILDFORD UNIVERSITY MARQUEE

Celebrating the enduring legacy of undoubtedly one of the greatest musical talents to come out of the UK, with some of today’s most talented young jazz musicians. Unmissable!

Tickets now on sale!


OLA ONABULE

13th APRIL

GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION

A rare UK performance from one of the finest vocalists and contemporary artists of our time.


“Guildford Jazz is a beacon of light in supporting and promoting live jazz locally: a thriving community arts organisation hosting performances from some of the top jazz musicians in the country while at the same time building strong community links with local musicians, schools and charities. It’s growing audiences are testament to their success and I am delighted to support them as patron.”

Bill Bruford, Patron of Guildford Jazz.